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Gardening without Gravity

Simon Gilroy, Professor, Botany Department, UW-Madison & Madison Area Master Gardeners Association

Event Details

Saturday, February 13, 2021
10-11 a.m.
Meeting URL will be sent after registration.
Plants don’t need much to thrive: sunlight, water and some soil, but how do you garden on the International Space Station where even the air has to be shipped from the Earth and a watering can simply doesn’t work? We will discuss the challenges of growing plants in space and how this environment offers unique insight into both how plants work and how they serve to promote well-being, even when traveling at 17,500 miles per hour and 250 miles straight up.
$10 for public, Free for Friends of the Garden